Municipality Trnovska vas

The municipality is part of the Podravska region where arable land offers good conditions for agriculture. The most important activities in agriculture are cattle and pig production, and growing of vegetables and plants.

Trnovska vas

Source: Municipality of Trnovska vas (http://www.trnovska-vas.si, 28. 6. 2010), archives of the municipality of Trnovska vas

Municipality Trnovska vas, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 23 km2; this ranks it 195th among Slovene municipalities.

Statistical data for 2009 reveal the following:

In the middle of 2009 about 1,300 people (about 700 men and 600 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Trnovska vas 199th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 57 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre. 

The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the muncipality was negative. It was -1.5 (in Slovenia 1.5). The number of people who moved from the municipality was lower than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 11.4. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 9.9 (in Slovenia 7.2).

The mean age of people in Trnovska vas was 39.2 years, which was lower than the national average (41.4 years). 

In contrast to most Slovene municipalities, in Trnovska vas the number of young people was higher than the number of old people: there were 89 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was lower than the national average of 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Trnovska vas is growing more slowly than in Slovenia as a whole. Data by sex show that the ageing index for women was in all Slovene municipalities higher than the ageing index for men. In Trnovska vas – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.

Trnovska vas had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 46 children or 65% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 72%. In the school year 2009/10 elementary school in Trnovska vas was attended by about 60 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 90 pupils. There were 40 students and 8 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 56 per 1,000 and 9 per 1,000, respectively.

Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 57% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 61%.

The registered unemployment rate was 10.4%, which is more than the national average (9.1%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.

In Trnovska vas, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 17% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 13% lower.

Every 14th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 23rd person received at least one financial social assistance.

The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 74 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 2,564 per capita). 

In 2009, there were 328 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 67% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 86 m2.

Every other person in Trnovska vas had a car (48 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.

In 2009, 219 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Trnovska vas, which is 185 kg less than on average in Slovenia.

Population pyramid
Indicators for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Density of population (per km2)57101
Total increase (per 1,000 population)107
Mean age of population (years)3941
Registered unemployment rate (%)109
Average age of passenger cars (years)108
Data for year 2009 Municipality Slovenia
Area km22320,273
Population1,3112,042,335
Number of persons in paid employment79767,373
Average monthly net earnings per person in paid employment (EUR)805930
Turnover of enterprises (1,000 EUR)5,22183,060,213